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Colombo
World  /  Published 21.11.19

Rajapaksa clan cement comeback

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa clan on Thursday tightened its grip on political power with President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa swearing-in his elder brother Mahinda as the prime minister, amidst apprehensions amon...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.02.20

Lanka objects to US ban on army chief

Sri Lanka has taken a “strong objection” to the US imposing a travel ban on its army chief, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, saying the move is based on “unverified information”, after secr...
By PTI in Colombo

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Viability shadow on Lanka flights

The flights to Colombo from Calcutta are not viable because there are not enough takers in the city for the island destination, an official of an airline owned by the Sri Lankan government said on Thu...
By Sanjay Mondal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 02.03.20

Sri Lanka House dissolved

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday dissolved parliament six months ahead of its schedule and called a snap election on April 25.He signed the Gazette notification dissolving parliament ...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 20.11.19

Gotabhaya names his brother PM

Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday named his elder brother and former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new Prime Minister after incumbent Ranil Wickremesinghe announced his resign...
By PTI in Colombo

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